"what about me?"said that extremely small voice."you haven't asked me what i'm going to be when i grow up."
The Labrador yawned.
"Oh, all right,"it said."Tell us if you must."
"I",said the sixth puppy proudly,"am going to be a guard-dog."
At this the others began to roll helplessly about, yapping and yelping and snorting with lee.
"A guard-dog!"they cried.
"Mind your ankles,burglars!"
"He's not tall enough to reach their ankles!"
Although the guard-dog is small and very cute, his bark is anything but!Will anyone want to buy him from the pet shop?Could anyone put up with such a racket?To the surprise of the other puppies, the guard-dog is the first to be sold...